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Baker Orders All MA Schools, Non-Emergency Child Care Programs Closed Until May 4

Baker Orders All MA Schools, Non-Emergency Child Care Programs Closed Until May 4

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Wednesday (March 25) new actions to support the ongoing COVID-19 response, including extending the closure of all public and private schools and non-emergency child care programs and steps to protect homeowners and low-income tenants from eviction and foreclosure. The Department of Public Health (DPH) also issued an order relative to pharmacies … Read more

South Shore YMCA Food Pantry Available To Quincy Residents

South Shore YMCA Food Pantry Available To Quincy Residents

Early last week, the South Shore YMCA temporarily closed several facilities for the safety of its members, staff and community as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis began to unfold. The decision was made in order to protect the community in accordance with guidelines from state and local government, public health authorities and regional school closings. As … Read more

QHS Drama Club’s ‘Into The Woods’ Cancelled Due To Virus Concerns

QHS Drama Club’s ‘Into The Woods’ Cancelled Due To Virus Concerns

35 Quincy Fire Recruits Sworn In At City Hall Ceremony

35 Quincy Fire Recruits Sworn In At City Hall Ceremony

By SCOTT JACKSON The Quincy Fire Department’s 35 newest members were sworn in Feb. 21st before a standing-room-only crowd of more than 100 family members, friends and firefighters. The class of new recruits is the largest in the history of the department, according to Joseph Jackson, the city’s interim fire chief. “There are more firefighters … Read more

Hands-Free Mobile Telephone While Driving Law In Effect

Hands-Free Mobile Telephone While Driving Law In Effect

The Baker-Polito Administration reminds motorists that the hands-free law goes took effect Feb. 23. Signed by Gov. Charlie Baker in November, the new law is intended to reduce the number of people injured or killed because of distracted driving, and levies penalties that will be enforced by local and state police. The new law, An … Read more

Hundreds Celebrate Presidents’ Day At Family Winterfest

Hundreds Celebrate Presidents’ Day At Family Winterfest

Op – Ed: The Fight To Save Our Memories

Op – Ed: The Fight To Save Our Memories

By BRUCE J. AYERS State Representative Nearly 20 years ago, my family and I received the news that my mother, Beverly, was suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease. That diagnosis changed everything for us. Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are all-encompassing, not just for the person diagnosed, but for their loved ones. All of a sudden, … Read more

6th Annual ‘Polar Plunge’ Benefits Atherton Hough School PTO

6th Annual ‘Polar Plunge’ Benefits Atherton Hough School PTO

The sixth annual Houghs Neck “Polar Plunge” was held Jan. 4th at the public landing as 30 brave souls took a quick dip in 46-degree water for a good cause. Proceeds from the annual event benefit the Atherton Hough Elementary School PTO. The group of participants included children, senior citizens, community and school activists and … Read more

Schools Could Test Composting Program

Schools Could Test Composting Program

By SCOTT JACKSON A pilot initiative to measure the effectiveness of a municipal composting programming in Quincy could begin in one of the city’s eleven elementary schools. John Sullivan, a member of the task force that has studied the feasibility of bringing a municipal composting program to the city for the past seven months, said … Read more

Quincy Salutes World War II Veterans

Quincy Salutes World War II Veterans

By ROBERT BOSWORTH The City of Quincy honored 30 living veterans of World War II and paid tribute to dozens more who were among the “Greatest Generation” but have passed away during an emotional tribute at Quincy High School Dec. 7th – the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that thrust this … Read more

Quincy Receives $2 Million Grant For Downtown Work

Quincy Receives $2 Million Grant For Downtown Work

By SCOTT JACKSON Quincy received a $2 million grant from the state on Friday that will be used to pay for the construction of a second driveway to access the new garage under construction on the former Hancock Lot. Mayor Thomas Koch accepted the MassWorks grant from Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito … Read more

Board Approves Project At Quincy Medical Center Site

Board Approves Project At Quincy Medical Center Site

By SCOTT JACKSON The Planning Board approved a developer’s proposal to build 465 apartments on the site of Quincy Medical Center – a project that opposed by area residents and several city councillors over concerns about its size and impact on the surrounding neighborhood. The board approved Quincy-based FoxRock Properties’ plan for the 14.97-acre site … Read more